Sheriffs Deputy: Sailor I shot in her backyard ‘startled me’ (w/video)

from the Raw Story

By Arturo Garcia
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 15:31 EDT

A retired U.S. Navy veteran and her family are asking their local sheriffs department to own up to their role in a shooting of the servicewoman in her backyard.

According to KSWB-TV, San Diego County Sheriffs Deputy Luke Berhalter shot 36-year-old former Air and Sea rescue team member Jennifer Orey in her home Sunday at point-blank range while searching for a suspect.

Orey’s brother, Jim Morgan, said Tuesday Orey asked Berhalter why he did it.

“The cop said, ‘Well, I’m sorry, you startled me,’” Morgan said. . . . Read Complete Report

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